Alvin Ailey American Dance Theater will share its unparalleled artistry with audiences from coast to coast during a 19-city U.S. tour starting this Friday, February 3rd, in Philadelphia, PA. On February 7th, a week-long engagement at The Kennedy Center in Washington, D.C. kicks off as part of JFKC: A Centennial Celebration of John F. Kennedy, the Kennedy Center’s yearlong programming initiative marking the 100th anniversary of John F. Kennedy’s birth and legacy.
High-spirited, folkloric dances expressing narratives from across the African continent. Fast-paced and rhythmic, these total-body workouts also provide a powerful cultural experience. Live traditional drumming accompanies every class, from beginner to experienced. Dance techniques include West African, Congolese, Sabar, and Guinean.